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Aaron Ness | Defenseman | #55

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 187
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (40) / NYI

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Aaron Ness was returned to AHL Hershey on Sunday.
Ness is up to two points through eight games with the Caps this season, bringing his career totals to five points in 37 games. Unfortunately that suggests he isn't worthy much in fantasy. Sun, Dec 11, 2016 12:04:00 PM

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Aaron Ness has been summoned by the Washington Capitals.

Ness has three goals and nine points in 17 AHL contests in 2016-17. The 26-year-old blueliner has five points in 37 career NHL contests.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 06:07:00 PM

Aaron Ness has been placed on waivers by the Washington Capitals.

Washington plans to send Ness to AHL Hershey should he clear. Ness had six goals and 27 points in 62 AHL games last season.
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 01:11:00 PM

Aaron Ness has inked a two-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.

Ness had two assists in eight games with Washington in 2015-16. He also had six goals and 27 points in 62 AHL contests.
Sat, Jun 25, 2016 08:40:00 PM

Minor league defenseman Aaron Ness is making a good impression on the Washington Capitals.

Ness was called up on a few occasions during the regular season and while he had no points in eight games, the Caps like his play in the defensive zone. Do not be surprised if he gets a thorough look-see at training camp although he will not have any fantasy value.
Sat, May 21, 2016 07:44:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been sent to the minors.

Ness was called up in case they needed an extra defenseman on Thursday, but he ended up serving as a healthy scratch. He has two goals and 15 points in 32 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Feb 5, 2016 11:21:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been called up by the Washington Capitals.

Taylor Chorney has been battling the flu, so Ness might be the team's backup plan in case Chorney can't play Thursday night. Ness has two assists in eight games with Washington this season.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 11:21:00 AM

Aaron Ness has been assigned to the minors.

He has zero points, eight shots and a plus-4 rating in eight appearances with the Capitals this season.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 12:31:00 PM

Aaron Ness is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

The 25-year-old was called up from the minors earlier today because John Carlson was unable to suit up tonight. Ness has yet to play in an NHL game in 2015-16. Stanislav Galiev will also watch the game from the press box.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 06:20:00 PM

Aaron Ness has been summoned from the minors.

He hasn't played any games with the Capitals this season, but he has 13 points in 27 games with Hershey of the AHL. Ness is likely to serve as an extra blueliner.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 10:14:00 AM

The Washington Capitals have recalled Aaron Ness from AHL Hershey.

The 25-year-old Ness has had a nice season for the Bears thus far with nine assists and 12 PIMs in 21 games. However in 29 career NHL games, Ness has three points, 12 PIMs and 43 hits.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 03:11:00 PM

Washington has reached a one-year, two-way contract with Aaron Ness.

He accounted for eight goals, 45 points and 62 penalty minutes 72 games with the AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers last year.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 05:49:00 PM

Aaron Ness has accepted the New York Islanders' qualifying offer.

That's presumably a two-way contract. Ness had three points and 10 penalty minutes in 20 games with the Islanders in 2013-14.
Fri, Jul 11, 2014 12:50:00 PM

Aaron Ness has been sent down to the minors.

Ness has three points and 10 penalty minutes in 20 games this season. He also has a goal and three assists in nine contests with the AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
Wed, Jan 1, 2014 12:13:00 PM

Aaron Ness scored his first career goal and point on Thursday.

It took Ness 14 career games to reach that mark. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 10:36:00 AM

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